1. Biljana Bespaljko, Panevropski univerzitet "Apeiron",
Republic of Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina
The main reason for writing of this paper is to point out the economic contribution to which waste which originated in the processing industry can contribute. After every industrial manufacturing and so also after the processing industry, in addition to the suitable product which originated as a consequece of manufacturing, a certain quantity of waste also originates. Waste which originates also represents a big problem for the manufacturer, primarily in respect of disposal and taking care of that waste on the landfill. Certain types of waste have a possibility of reuse through the process of recycling which can contribute that a new product is again obtained from the originated waste which represents an economic contribution in savings in respect of materials, decreased is the need for reuse of natural resources, it also comes to opening of new workplaces primarily in respect of employing of workers in the process of recycling. This paper provides a greater number of information which have an objective to gain insight into the main notions on waste, recycling as well as on advantages of a circular economy. In the paper, data was used of the Republic’s Institute of Statistics of the Republic of Srpska on the quantity of waste which originates in the processing industry. The subject of this paper refers to the economic benefit which can originate from reuse of waste originated in the processing industry.